Module Title:   Information and Communication Technologies 1

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG0018M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 3

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Business and Management (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Mr DD Keeble

Additional Tutor(s):   Prof DC Hughes and Prof H Benkreira

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide students with an appreciation of the breadth of the engineering profession and develop skills to successfully deploy the techniques and technologies used to generate and communicate engineering knowledge to a range of audiences.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, theories and principles explored in formal lectures, practiced in tutorials and demonstrated in laboratory classes. Practical skills developed in laboratory sessions. Cognitive and personal skills developed in problem solving and design exercises.

Lectures:   10.00          Directed Study:   75.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   7.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   8.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

1. Describe the capabilities and limitations of computer systems.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

acquire basic skills in the use of PC systems, tools and applications.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

strengthen your skills in data management, data presentation, IT skills.

  Classroom test   100%
  2-in class tests all of which are computer based

Outline Syllabus:
Information Technologies An introduction to central computing facilities. Concepts of IT Inside your PC (Computer hardware). Software Applications for Engineers. Windows; File management. Effective Word processing (styles; templates). Basic use of spreadsheets (data entry and graphs).

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